When Colin Kaepernick began his protest against racial injustice by kneeling during the national anthem at NFL football games it is unlikely he realized the scale of the impact it would have. Already, this protest has spread like wildfire through the NFL, high school, and college athletics and launched a new wave of discussion around Black Lives Matter in society. ...Read More »
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Editorial from the October edition of Socialism Today, the monthly magazine of the Socialist Party in England and Wales, on Jeremy Corbyn’s victory against the failed coup mounted by the right wing of the British Labour Party. Three months ago 172 MPs – three quarters of the Parliamentary Labour Party – launched a coup against Jeremy Corbyn. They have been ...Read More »
By Conor Payne The campaign against Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of the British Labour Party has led to new attacks from the media and the Blairites on ‘Trotskyism” and the Militant, forerunners of the Socialist Party. Deputy Leader Tom Watson produced a ‘dossier’ on Trotskyist infiltration of the party, claiming that Labour was being taken over by “Trotsky entryists” who are ...Read More »
Socialist Action (sister organisation of the Socialist Party in Hong Kong) Vanessa gave shelter to on-the-run SnowdenRead More »
Jeremy Corbyn appears to be on course to be re-elected as Labour leader in September. But the bitter right-wing struggle against him shows there can be no compromise with the representatives of capitalism in the Labour Party. This time, let’s finish the job and really transform Labour into an anti-austerity socialist party argues Hannah Sell in the September issue of Socialism Today.Read More »
With the prospect of an early election in Britain, the right-wing Blairities in the Labour Party have made their move against the party’s left-wing leader, Jeremy Corbyn. They have been waiting for an excuse to move against him since he swept to victory as a Labour leader last Autumn.Read More »
Below is an article by Socialist Alternative (sister party of the Socialist Party in US) member and Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant on the decision by Bernie Sanders to endorse Hillary Clinton published on Counterpunch.org. The Sanders campaign, which received 12 million votes in the recent primaries, showed the potential to build a party of the 99%. Tragically he has betrayed ...Read More »
The 2.6 million-word Chilcot report in essence acknowledges that the devastating war on Iraq and occupation was a completely unjustifiable act of military aggression, by making it clear that it was not necessary. Families of the UK army personnel who died or were seriously injured in Iraq, and the millions of Iraqi people whose lives have been shattered by the ...Read More »
Article from “The Socialist”, paper of the Socialist Party in England and Wales, on how the attempts to remove Jeremy Corbyn by the Blairite clique in the Parliamentary Labour Party should be fought: Four thousand in Liverpool, 1,000 in Manchester, 800 in Leeds, thousands in London. Across the country people have taken to the streets to show their support for ...Read More »
Statement by the Socialist Party in England and Wales on attempts by members of the Blairite wing of the Parliamentary Labour Party to mount a coup against Jeremy Corbyn. THE TORIES ARE IN DISARRAY and a general election is on the cards. A Jeremy Corbyn-led Labour government could be in power in months. And what does the Labour right do? ...Read More »